book review

Review of Trappist Beer Travels, Inside the Breweries of the Monasteries

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  The book Trappist Beer Travels, Inside the Breweries of the Monasarites is written by Caroline Wallace, Sarah Wood and Jessica Deahl.  All three writers are beer writers that came together using their fascination of not only beer, but the beer brewed in monasteries by the Trappist order of monks. When I first received the […]

The low down on Ginger 108

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My first night on a press trip to Kinston, North Carolina we dined at the amazing Ginger 108.  The catch line for Ginger is “Where Eastern & Western Hemispheres Merge” and the restaurant offers a mix of southern grill with flavors from the East and West.  With a writer from Canada and Florida, we met […]

Beginning Illumination, Learn the Ancient Art, Step by Step, book review

This isn’t my usual type of book, but I love art and I thought about my dad when seeing this.  He was an artist of sorts and without a doubt illumination is a beautiful thing.  The author Clair Travers is a leading illuminator and she shares the history of illumination and offers the materials and […]

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German Military Travel Papers of the Second World War is a great tool for anyone that collects or is interested in documents put out by the Nazi regime. I was given this book to review, and author Matt DiPalma shares information about how the regime used paper to regulate their war machine. Inside the flap […]

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Holiday Adventures with Adventure Santa

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Adventure Santa was hiding out in the rocking chair in the living room when my grandkids came in looking for him. With his green shirt, red pants and backpack Adventure Santa is on a mission to help families enjoy the holidays and most important of all, spend time together.     I told my five-year old grandson […]

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